Norris Planning Minutes
Minutes of the Norris Planning Commission meeting, held in the Council Room of the
Norris Community Building, 20 Chestnut Drive
Members Present: Matt Zorvan, Jack Black, Ed Meyer, John
Barker, Chris Mitchell, Joy Wilson and Chairman Jeff Merritt
Public Present: Dan Hawk Planning Adviser , City
Manager Tim Hester, Joe Deatherage, Kathy Shuppert, Jim Tomlinson, Loretta Painter
Call to Order: Chairman Merritt called the meeting to order at 5:00 pm.
Hear the Public: No Member of the Public Spoke
Minutes - May 4, 2015
no questions or corrections, Chairman Merritt asked for a motion to approve as submitted. Mr. Zorvan made a motion to
approve, Mr. Meyer seconded, all voted unanimously to approve.
review of flag lots & frontage requirements.
Mr. Hawk passed out to Commission a Land Use/Zone for parcels 2 acres or more map for review. Mr. Hawk asked; what is
Commissions intent in changing the current lot requirement to accommodate flag lots! Is it to increase more intense
development therefore, increasing the tax base? Or is it to accommodate a few property owners who want to sub-divide
After a short discussion Commission agreed to have Mr. Hawk to draw up a draft (language) to accommodate flag lots, common
driveways, etc., and review at the August 2015 meeting.
IV. New Business:
Training Session: Zoning overlays and Design Standards
In addition to Commission members present was Joe Deatherage and Jim Tomlinson from BZA.
With no further new business being brought forward Chairman Merritt asked for a motion to adjourn. Mr. Meyer made motion,
Mr. Zorvan seconded. All voted unanimous to adjourn.
Minutes submitted by Jeff Merritt, Chairman/Secretary